15 Minutes on Women’s Economic Empowerment

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In this episode, we speak with Anjum Sultana, the National Director, Public Policy, Advocacy and Strategic Communications for YWCA Canada. Anjum discusses women’s economic empowerment: what it means, why women’s inclusion and leadership benefits everyone, and YWCA Canada’s work to empower women in the workplace and create systemic change.

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“I can help women raise their voices”: Halatu’s story

Halatu Benjamin in the Omugo settlement in northern Uganda. All photos by CARE Uganda.

Concerned that women had to trek nearly 10km to the nearest food distribution point, Halatu, a South Sudanese refugee and her women’s group in the Omugo refugee settlement in Uganda, helped to organize a peaceful boycott to successfully advocate for the food distribution point to be moved closer to the community.

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15 Minutes on Refugee Inclusion and Leadership

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We’re marking World Refugee Day with a special two-part episode of Minutes to Change the World. Our inspiring guests are Masa Kateb and Tsering Norzom Thonsur, two members of the Refugee Advisory Network—which advocates for meaningful inclusion of refugee leaders in policy and decision making processes that directly affect the lives of refugees.

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15 Minutes on Localizing and Decolonizing Aid

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In the final episode of our March4Women series, we speak with Everjoice Win, an activist in feminist and social justice movements in her country, Zimbabwe, the African continent and globally for over 30 years. Everjoice speaks passionately about decolonizing aid and localization in the context of international development and humanitarian work—and how women are leading the charge in this very critical area.

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15 Minutes on Financial and Corporate Inclusion

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In the third episode of our March4Women series, we speak with Cindy Karugia, Financial Advisor at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), about financial and corporate inclusion and leadership. Cindy also lends her time and expertise to nonprofit organizations like G(irls) 20, YWCA Canada, and Equal Voice Canada, and we are thrilled to have her as a Board member at CARE Canada.

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